A KORUMBURRA couple escaped injury after a car ploughed through their home on Saturday morning.
The incident occurred at 6am, when a 43-year-old Korumburra male was driving his vehicle along Mine Road and lost control, crashing through the front fence of a house and came to rest with the entire car inside the house.
The driver of the vehicle was trapped for a short time and suffered minor injuries in the accident. He was then conveyed to Wonthaggi Police Station for a breath test.
The occupants were sleeping in a rear room, but would normally have been sleeping in the front bedroom where the car came to rest.
The couple were unscathed however the car caused extensive damage. The house has been assessed as unliveable and will be demolished.
The male offender returned a high alcohol reading and will be charged on summons with reckless conduct endangering life, drink driving and other driving offences. Investigations into the cause of the accident are ongoing.
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